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Eight times a year, Welcome Home Des Moines compiles the latest local wisdom concerning modern domesticity in central Iowa. From simple decorating to full-scale remodeling, the home and garden digest spotlights notable trends and predicts future fashions based on light patterns reflected off the main dome of the capitol building. Green thumbs and contractors alike sneak a peek into their neighbor's homes and gardens via extensive photo spreads and insightful editorial scribings. Culinary wunderkinds can explore fresh recipes and entertainment advice within the dedicated cooking portion, and health nuts fulfill their exercise regimen by reading the Health Matters section while running from an outraged elk. From sports events to artistic performances to springy floral displays, the Inside Des Moines events calendar apprises subscribers of cultural goings-on for the whole family.